[quote=“Ermintrude”]Well, as someone who has fair Mandarin but very little Taiyu or Hakka, I assumed it was one of those.
I can see how it would be a good tool for remembering tones. That’s one of the probs with pinyin. It’s EVERYWHERE in China: on shopsigns, medicine labels, loads of stuff, but no tones. I guess that’s not important for a native speaker, but some info is lost for learners of the language.[/quote]
nope, Duh’s a Late Immigrant from a juàncūn, like most of Ma’s other appointed officials. At least 13 of his appointed ministers are Late Immigrants. Duh’s just another one to that list.
TL (Holo): Tōo Tsí-kun
HL (Hakka): Tu55 Zii31-giun24